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About La Giraudiere

The whole idea of the La Giraudiere project is for people of all backgrounds, all ages, all nationalities to have the chance to live together learn about each others lifestyle exchange their knowledge, experiences and skills whilst living and working together in France and at the same time helping, improving and adding to the Project for those to come in the future. To see the different types of volunteers work that has been done and what is still required visit our website

Two Volunteers Take a Day Trip to Angouleme

Two Volunteers Take a Day Trip to Angouleme On Saturday, two of the volunteers decided to venture out of Brossac and explore the nearby city of Angouleme. The morning started relatively early with Paul taking the two girls to Chalais … Continue reading

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Volunteers’ Day Out to La Rochelle

Volunteers’ Day Out to La Rochelle and its Ports This past Thursday, despite typically being a work day, Paul decided to take the volunteers for a day out to La Rochelle, making the most of the sun and the warm … Continue reading

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A Volunteer’s Story

When I first arrived at La Giraudiere, I wasn’t sure what to think, as this was my first volunteering role. I had always stayed in hotels and this was nothing like that. La Giraudiere is like-minded people living together and … Continue reading

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Volunteers at La Giraudière Sample French Cuisine

This past Sunday, Paul took a group of volunteers out to sample some authentic French cuisine. The meal was an eight course, 3-hour experience that everyone really enjoyed.  We went to the nearby village of Bardenac to Restaurant Poirier.  Restaurant Poirier serves traditional … Continue reading

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A Day in La Rochelle

This past weekend we, the volunteers took a day trip in La Rochelle. This beautiful city is right next to the atlantic ocean and the sun was kind enough to stay shining all day as we explored all the gems La Rochelle … Continue reading

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